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Nov 22 2016

Google Play Services ends support for Android 2.3 Gingerbread in early 2017

This new move to end Gingerbread support is also extended to the company's Firebase client libraries for Android. The ASUS ZenWatch devices include NFC , but popular mod...

Nov 21 2016

Israel says 'no' to Middle East peace conference in Paris

A spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called on Trump to pick up from where his predecessors left off on Middle East policy and work towards implementin...

Nov 21 2016

NASA astronaut on verge of becoming oldest woman in space

NewsGram brings to you current foreign news from all over the world. This trip represents Whitson's third long-duration mission to the ISS, according to NASA. Today ma...

Nov 21 2016

Russia Says Its Officials Were in Contact With Trump Campaign

Later, ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova added that during the US election process, unofficial statements were made on Russia's readiness for an improvement in i...

Nov 20 2016

Shocked By Trump Win, Brits See Brexit Parallels And Commiserate

This courtesy call was described by one of aides of the President-elect as a "very productive" meeting. "I think they enjoy each other's company", Conway told the Guar...

Nov 20 2016

China-backed HK leader says he supports ruling

The National People's Congress in Beijing ruled that lawmakers must swear allegiance to Hong Kong as part of China and that candidates would be disqualified if they...

Nov 20 2016

London mayor Sadiq Khan issues £2.5m VW congestion charge call

Khan has written to the vehicle giant after Transport for London (TfL) found that of an estimated 80,000 of the 500,000 VW cars registered to addresses in the capital, we...

Nov 19 2016

Michael Flynn Received Intel Briefings While Advising Foreign Clients

All three have been fierce critics of president Barack Obama's handling of terrorism and global relations. A neoconservative polemicist who is now "Freedom Scholar" at ...

Nov 19 2016

Multinational crew blasts off, bound for space station

American astronaut Peggy Whitson , Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy and France's Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency blasted off aboard a Russian Soyuz space...

Nov 19 2016

Japanese PM meets Trump; confident of building trust

Abe posed with Trump for photos, along with Trump's daughter Ivanka, son-in-law Jared Kushner and Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, ...

Nov 19 2016

Life in the White House bubble? Trump's had practice

Despite Trump's assurances, people close to the transition process described advisers "fighting for power" as the Republican plunges into the enormous task of setting up ...

Nov 19 2016

Facebook shares rise as social media company unveils $6 billion buyback

Facebook's decision to repurchase shares follows a recent pullback in the stock, suggesting management may be attempting to be opportunistic with the buyback program. Th...

Nov 19 2016

Obama Administration Block Certain Alaska Oil Drilling

The final plan , which will dictate offshore drilling through 2022, offers 11 potential leases for sale off the nation's coasts. "As a result of this decision, people ...

Nov 18 2016

Stephen Hawking warns of Earth mass extinction in apocalyptic speech

Without making space exploration a continued priority, the future looks bleak for humans, according to Hawking. "W$3 e must. continue to go into space for the future of...

Nov 18 2016

Korea Begs China to Stop Calling Kim Jong-un Fat

Nicknames popular in China for the North Korean dictator are "Kim Fatty III", "Kim Fat Fatty", and the somewhat less juvenile "Kim Abundant III", reports Fox News, citing...

Nov 18 2016

Unemployment rate drops slightly in RI to 5.5 percent

Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate fell to 5.2 percent, the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development said Thursday. Lānaʻi's rate of 4.1% was ...

Nov 18 2016

The Jeep Compass Makes A Comeback With A Souped Up Tech

As has been widely noted, it looks like a miniature Jeep Grand Cherokee. These global engines will be a 1.4-litre four-cylinder turbocharged FIRE MultiAir2 and 2-litre fo...

Nov 18 2016

Obama calls for 'course correction' on globalization

The 55-year-old Obama has chosen the "cradle of democracy" Greece to deliver a speech addressing the uncertainties that have led to the rise of populists like Trump. In 1...

Nov 18 2016

Mozilla's Firefox Focus wants to alleviate your mobile privacy concerns

Well, Firefox Focus does - it could be your go-to option when you're determined to remain invisible. When you have completed a search you can erase it by tapping the "E...

Nov 17 2016

Kerry: Obama's climate change targets won't be reversed

During the campaign, Trump once called global warming a "hoax" and promised to pull out of the Paris Agreement once elected. Top global companies have warned US Presi...